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Emirates
IATA
EK
ICAO
UAE
Callsign
Emirates
Founded 1985
Hubs Dubai International Airport
Focus cities / secondary hubs
Frequent flyer program Skywards
Member lounge
Alliance Arab Air Carriers Organization
Fleet size 87
Destinations 76
Parent company Emirates, Inc.
Headquarters Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Key people Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Chairman/CEO)
Website: http://www.emirates.com

Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It operates services to the Middle East, Far East, Europe, Africa, Indian subcontinent, Asia-Pacific and North America. Its main base is Dubai International Airport (DXB). Emirates logo, claiming fair use. ... IATA Airline Designators are two-letter codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... This article is about the year. ... An Airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) is a major air facility in Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... A Frequent Flyer Program is a service offered by many airlines to reward customer loyalty. ... An airport lounge is a lounge owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated by several carriers). ... The Skyteam logo The OneWorld logo The Star Alliance logo An airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate for the foreseeable future on a substantial level. ... The Arab Air Carriers Organization is a regional association of Arab airlines established in 1965 by the League of Arab States (more commonly known as the Arab League). ... Dubai or Dubayy (in Arabic: دبيّ, IPA , generally in English) refers to either one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates on the Arabian Peninsula, or that emirates main city, sometimes called Dubai City to distinguish it from the emirate. ... Arabic (; , less formally, ) is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... A Boeing 747-400 belonging to Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the UKs largest airlines. ... Dubai or Dubayy (in Arabic: دبيّ, IPA , generally in English) refers to either one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates on the Arabian Peninsula, or that emirates main city, sometimes called Dubai City to distinguish it from the emirate. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Far East is an inexact term often used for East Asia and Southeast Asia combined, sometimes including also the easternmost territories of Russia, i. ... World map showing Europe Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most populous continent, after Asia. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the... Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) is a major air facility in Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates. ...

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History

Emirates timetable from June 1, 2004
Emirates timetable from June 1, 2004

The airline was established in May 1985 by the Dubai government and started operations on 25 October 1985 with flights to Bombay, Delhi and Karachi. European destinations were added in July 1987 and Far Eastern services in June 1990. Emirates acquired a financial stake of 40% and management contract on 1 April 1998 in Air Lanka, now known as Sri Lankan Airlines. Emirates SkyCargo is the cargo subsidiary of Emirates. Image File history File links www. ... Image File history File links www. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ... This article or section should be merged with Mumbai Mumbai (previously known as Bombay) is the worlds most populous conurbation, and is the sixth most populous agglomeration in the world. ... This article deals with the metropolis of Delhi. ... Karachi (كراچى) is the largest city in Pakistan and the capital of the province of Sindh. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Categories: Airline stubs | Airlines of Asia ...


For 2004-05, Emirates paid an increased dividend of Dh368 million to the Government of Dubai, compared to Dh329 million last year. In total, the ownership received Dh1.1 billion from Emirates since dividends started being paid six years ago. The Dubai government is the sole owner of the company, but does not put any money into it, apart from the initial investment.


In fiscal year 2005, Emirates achieved a record result of Dh2.6 billion ($708 million) net profit from Dh19.1 billion ($5.2 billion) operating revenue in what was another difficult year for the global aviation industry, marred by high fuel prices and the natural disaster in South East Asia. Emirates carried 12.52 million passengers, 2.1 million more than the previous year. It employs 16,119 staff. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Emirates A340-500 at London Gatwick Airport
Emirates A340-500 at London Gatwick Airport

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Services

Emirates operates services to the following international scheduled destinations (at January 2005): Accra, Alexandria, Amman, Athens, Auckland, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beirut, Birmingham, Brisbane, Cairo, Casablanca, Chennai, Christchurch, Colombo, Damascus, Dammam, Dar Es Salaam, Delhi, Dhaka, Doha, Dusseldorf, Entebbe/Kampala, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Istanbul, Jakarta, Jeddah, Johannesburg,Karachi, Khartoum, Kochi, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Lagos, Lahore, Larnaca, London, Mahe, Male, Malta, Manchester, Manila, Mauritius, Melbourne, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Nairobi, New York, Nice, Osaka, Paris, Perth, Peshawar, Riyadh, Rome, Sanaa, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tehran, Tripoli, Vienna and Zurich. Accra, population 1,970,400 (2005), is the capital of Ghana. ... 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This is a list of airports that Emirates flies to. ...

Fleet

Emirates Boeing 777
Emirates Boeing 777
Future Emirates Boeing 777s (-200LR Worldliner, -300ER, and Freighter)
Future Emirates Boeing 777s (-200LR Worldliner, -300ER, and Freighter)

The Emirates fleet consists of the following aircraft (at December 2005): Emirates Boeing 777-300 (A6-EMU) landing at London (Heathrow) Airport. ... Emirates Boeing 777-300 (A6-EMU) landing at London (Heathrow) Airport. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3500x2800, 1750 KB) Summary Emirates Boeing 777 - shown are -200LR Worldliner, -300ER, and Freighter (for Emirates SkyCargo) - press release photo under fair use Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3500x2800, 1750 KB) Summary Emirates Boeing 777 - shown are -200LR Worldliner, -300ER, and Freighter (for Emirates SkyCargo) - press release photo under fair use Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to...

  • 3 Airbus A310-300
  • 29 Airbus A330-200
  • 8 Airbus A340-300
  • 10 Airbus A340-500
  • 4 Boeing 747-400 (Flies with Emirates SkyCargo)
  • 2 Boeing 747-200 (Flies with Emirates SkyCargo)
  • 9 Boeing 777-200 (6 are Boeing 777-200ER)
  • 21 Boeing 777-300 (9 are Boeing 777-300ER)

Emirates has ordered 45 Airbus A380 aircraft. It will be the third airline to receive the aircraft, after launch airline Singapore Airlines and then Qantas. 41 passenger A380s are to be purchased and 2 are to be leased from International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). 2 freighter A380s have been ordered for Emirates SkyCargo. The first A380 will be delivered to Emirates in October 2006 (ref: Airliner World, March 2005). As of 2005, Emirates has an orderbook of Dh110 billion, involving 97 firm orders, including 45 Airbus A380s, by far the largest of any carrier. Royal Jordanian A310-300 The Airbus A310 is a medium- to long-range widebody airliner developed from the Airbus A300 and manufactured by Airbus Industrie. ... Air Canada Airbus A330-300 The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner manufactured by Airbus. ... The Airbus A340 is a long-range widebody commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus. ... The Airbus A340 is a long-range widebody commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus. ... The Boeing 747, which is also known as the jumbo jet, is the second largest passenger airliner after the Airbus A380. ... The Boeing 747, which is also known as the jumbo jet, is the second largest passenger airliner after the Airbus A380. ... American Airlines Boeing 777. ... The A380s first landing on April 27, 2005 The Airbus A380 is a double-decker, four-engined airliner manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. It first flew on April 27, 2005 from Toulouse, France. ... Singapore Airlines Limited (Abbreviated: SIA; Chinese: 新加坡航空公司, Pinyin: Xīnjīapō Hángkōng Gōngsī, abbreviated: 新航) (IATA: SQ, ICAO: SIA, and Callsign: Singapore) (SGX: S55) is the national airline of Singapore, and the leading and founding entity of the Singapore Airlines Group of companies. ... QF may also mean Quick firing in British artillery terminology. ... ILFC (International Lease Finance Corporation, though the abbreviation is the more common usage) has headquarters in Los Angeles, California, USA. It is the worlds largest aircraft lessor, though ILFCs archrival, General Electrics GECAS unit has more aircraft. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Emirates A380-800 (mock-up picture), a future fleet type
Emirates A380-800 (mock-up picture), a future fleet type

Emirates also has orders for 18 Airbus A340-600 aircraft and 30 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. On November 20, 2005, Emirates placed an order for 24 Boeing 777-300ER, 10 777-200LR, and 8 777 Freighters. The 777 order would make Emirates the world's largest 777 operator. [[1]] An Airbus A380 of Emirates (on order). ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates (on order). ... The A380s first landing on April 27, 2005 The Airbus A380 is a double-decker, four-engined airliner manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. It first flew on April 27, 2005 from Toulouse, France. ...


Emirates is still in the decision making process of either choosing the Boeing 787 or the Airbus 350. There are rumors that Boeing is planning on creating a larger 787 called the 787-10. Emirates has been pushing Boeing to offer the 787-10. According to Emirates, they want a fuel efficient plane that can seat 300 passengers. The A350 is designed to carry 300 passengers, while the closest Boeing 787 that can carry this many passengers is the 787-9, with 290 passengers. (Decision still pending)


The airline once operated Boeing 727s and Airbus A300s. Sun Country Airlines B727-200 The Boeing 727 is a large commercial jet airliner carrying as many as 189 passengers. ... Lufthansa Airbus A300 The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range widebody aircraft. ...


Other facts of interest

The Dubai World Cup is a thoroughbred horse race event held annually since 1996 at the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse, 10 minutes away from the city centre of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 2003 was held in the United States and won by Germany. ... U.S. Space Shuttle astronaut Bruce McCandless II using a manned maneuvering unit (MMU) outside the Challenger in 1984. ... Buzz Aldrin Colonel Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr. ... In several countries, Secretary of State is a senior government position. ... Madeleine Korbel Albright (born May 15, 1937 in Prague) served as the 64th United States Secretary of State. ... The Empire State Building (right) and the Chrysler Building (left) are easily recognized symbols of New York City to the world. ... The Americas Cup (originally the 100 Guineas Cup) is is the most famous and most prestigious competition in the sport of yachting, and the oldest active trophy in international sports, predating the FA Cup by two decades and the Modern Olympics by 45 years. ... The Collingwood Football Club, nicknamed The Magpies after the black and white striped jerseys worn by the players, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the elite Australian Football League. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in north London. ... The 2005/06 season of the FA Premier League began on August 13th, 2005, with Chelsea looking to defend the trophy. ... The Emirates Stadium is a football stadium, being built for Arsenal Football Club in Ashburton Grove, Islington, north London, England. ... An umpire in cricket (from the Old French Nompere meaning not equal, i. ... A player is cautioned by the referee A referee presides over a game of association football (soccer). ... The current Super 14 logo The Super 14 is a rugby union championship competed for by teams from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. ... Western Force Logo Western Force is a developing Super 14 Rugby Union team based in Perth, Western Australia. ...

External links

  • The Emirates Group
  • Emirates Skycargo


Lists of Aircraft | Aircraft manufacturers | Aircraft engines | Aircraft engine manufacturers This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). ... This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). ... List of aircraft engines: // Piston engines Allison V-1710 Alvis Leonides Armstrong-Siddeley Puma Armstrong-Siddeley Cheetah Armstrong-Siddeley Nimbus Bentley BR1 Rotary BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Bristol Titan Bristol Hydra Bristol Mercury Clerget rotary Continental... This is a list of aircraft engine manufacturers both past and present. ...


Airports | Airlines | Air forces | Aircraft weapons | Missiles | Timeline of aviation This is a list of airlines in operation. ... This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. ... This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. ... Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by name. ... This is a timeline of aviation history. ...

 
Members of the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO)

Afriqiyah Airways | Air Algerie | Air Arabia | EgyptAir | Emirates | Etihad Airways | Gulf Air | Iraqi Airways | Jordan Aviation | Kuwait Airways | Libyan Arab Airlines | Middle East Airlines | Oman Air | Palestinian Airlines | Qatar Airways | Royal Air Maroc | Royal Jordanian | Saudi Arabian Airlines | Sudan Airways | Syrian Arab Airlines | Trans Mediterranean Airways | Tunisair | Yemenia | The Arab Air Carriers Organization is a regional association of Arab airlines established in 1965 by the League of Arab States (more commonly known as the Arab League). ... Afriqiyah Airways is an airline based at Tripoli International Airport in Tripoli, Libya. ... Categories: Airlines of Algeria | Airline stubs ... Air Arabia A320 Air Arabia is a low-cost airline based in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. ... EgyptAir (Arabic: مصر للطيران) is the Cairo-based national airline of Egypt. ... Etihad Airways Airbus A330-200 Etihad Airways Airbus A340-300 Etihad Airways is a national airline based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, operating operates services to the Middle East, Europe and the Indian subcontinent. ... Gulf Air (Arabic: طيران الخليج) is the national carrier airline of Bahrain, Oman, and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ... Iraqi Airways is the largest airline of Iraq. ... Jordan Aviation is a charter airline based in Amman, Jordan. ... Kuwait Airways (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية الكويتية) is Kuwaits national and international airline and is wholly owned by the Kuwaiti Government. ... Libyan Arab Airlines (in Arabic: الخطوط الجوية العربية الليبية) is the national airline of Libya. ... Middle East Airlines Airbus A330-200 Middle East Airlines is the national flag-carrier airline of Lebanon, based in Beirut. ... Oman Air is an airline based in Oman. ... Palestinian Airlines is an airline based in Gaza, Palestine. ... Qatar Airways (القطرية) is an airline based in Doha, Qatar. ... Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737-700 landing at London (Heathrow) Airport Royal Air Maroc (commonly called RAM) is the national airline of Morocco and based in Casablanca. ... Royal Jordanian Airlines is an airline based in Amman, Jordan. ... Saudi Arabian Airlines (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية العربية السعودية) is the national airline of Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah. ... Sudan Airways is the national airline of Sudan. ... Syrian Boeing 747SP Syrian Boeing 727 Syrian Arab Airlines (Arabic: مؤسسة الطيران العربية السورية, alternative name Syrianair [السورية]) is the national flag-carrier airline of Syria, based in Damascus. ... Trans Mediterranean Airways is a cargo airline based in Beirut, Lebanon. ... Tunisair Airbus A320-200 Tunisair, formed in 1948, is the national airline of Tunisia. ... Yemenia - Yemen Airways is the national airline of Yemen, based in Sanaa. ...

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